New Music

Kronos Quartet (credit Jay Blakesberg)

David Harrington talks about Kronos Quartet’s “Music for Change”

Andrew Alexander | 10 SEP 2019 The upcoming Kronos Quartet concert at Emory University’s Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, entitled Music for Change: The Banned Countries, was originally created in response to President Trump’s 2017 executive order limiting entry […]

NAT 28, a contemporary music ensemble based in Pittsburgh. (credit: Nadine Sherman Photography)

Review: Pittsburgh’s NAT 28 performs richly rewarding repertoire

William Ford | 10 JUN 2019 PITTSBURGH, PA—  NAT 28 is a new music performing group in the Pittsburgh area. It is the resident ensemble at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in the tony suburb of Mt. Lebanon. NAT 28 […]

Frank J. Oteri interviews composer George Walker For NewMusicBox, with Molly Sheridan behind the camera. (Photyo: Frank Schramm)

How to exist: 20 years of NewMusicBox [NMBx]

EarRelevant Staff | 28 MAY 2019 Web-based publications may be the norm today, but when NewMusicBox went live on May 1, 1999, it was a relative rarity. It is one example of longevity for a form of music journal […]

Thomas Hampson and Luca Pisaroni as the old and young Lorenzo Da Ponte. (credit: Lynn Lane)

Report: The Phoenix, a world premiere by Houston Grand Opera

Mark Buller | 06 May 2019 HOUSTON, TX—  I was privileged to attend the world premiere of The Phoenix by Tarik O’Regan and John Caird last week at Houston Grand Opera. This was HGO’s 66th world premiere, a feat […]